Ride, Learn, Swim, Sip, Shop Your Way Through Summer
Downstream is a list of upcoming events.
Examples of the many outdoor activities available to us in Arizona.
5:30 p.m. to- 8 p.m.
Keynote Dinner, with special guest speaker Alvaro Jaramillo
Southwest Wings 32nd Summer Festival
Enjoy a special, and educational evening with special guest Alvaro Jaramillo, a distinguished ornithologist who has been birding since his childhood in Chile. Now living in California, Alvaro will be talking about one of his favorite bird families, the New World Blackbird. $45 per person.
Dinner will feature a sumptuous Southwest buffet. Cochise College, Sierra Vista campus, 901 Colombo Ave, Community Room, Building 1000. For more information and to make a reservation, visit //www.swwings.org/keynote-dinner or call 520.263.4507.
Southwest Wings 32nd Summer Festival
Southwest Wings presents “Biodiversity in the Heart of the Sky Islands” film
Klein Center for Performing Arts, 5225 Buena School Boulevard, Sierra Vista.
$20 per ticket benefits the Patagonia Ara Resource Alliance. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit //www.patagoniaalliance.org/film.
When registering for your field trips online at the event platform be sure to select the pre-festival Jamboree to reserve your place. Access to the Jamboree is open to registered attendees only.
Raptors At The Rails
300 N Broadway
Clarkdale, Arizona 86324
PHOENIX — Do you want to see your photo on the cover of Arizona Wildlife Views’ annual calendar? Do you have a knack for capturing great photos of wildlife? Then you won’t want to miss the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s 17th annual wildlife photo contest.
One best in show and 11 first-place winners will be showcased in the 2024 calendar, which is published in the November-December 2023 issue of Arizona Wildlife Views. The best-in-show photo is published on the calendar’s cover and as one of the photos representing a month.
We’re partnering with Arizona Highways to provide an easier way to submit photographs. Use the online form to submit your Arizona wildlife photos. Each contestant may submit a maximum of three photographs, which must be uploaded as separate submissions through the form.
1100 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
Make plans now to join your fellow conservationists and honor this year’s inductees at the 25th annual Arizona Outdoor Hall of Fame induction ceremony and banquet on Saturday, Aug. 19. The event will take place at The Wigwam Resort, 300 Wigwam Blvd., in Litchfield Park, Ariz.
To purchase banquet tickets, or for information on sponsorship opportunities, visit https://www.wildlifefortomorrow.org/halloffame and scroll down to the appropriate links.
- Local Sportsmen’s Group Grant – is now open and accepting applications. Deadline is Aug. 20, apply at: www.azgfd.gov/lsg
|Arizona Game and Fish seeks nominations for 2023 Commission Awards
Deadline to submit nominations is Aug. 23
|The Arizona Game and Fish Commission is soliciting nominations for its 2023 Commission Awards. The awards recognize Arizonans who have contributed significantly to the conservation of the state’s wildlife, its outdoor heritage, and the mission of the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD).
To nominate someone, download a nomination form and submit the completed form and any supplemental information to Olga Kline, either by email to email@example.com or by U.S. mail to Olga Kline, Arizona Game and Fish Department, 5000 W. Carefree Highway, Phoenix, AZ 85086. Nominations must be received by the department no later than 5 p.m. Aug. 23, 2023.
Prescott, Arizona 86301
· When the lights go out and the doors close, everything in the museum seems to come to life! Bring your flashlights and explore the museum in the dark! Crafts and live animal encounters included! Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. No reservations needed. Regular museum admission applies. FREE for current museum members! Lights go out at 6pm, but feel free to come early to see the museum with the lights on! We know it’s around dinner time so you are welcome to bring your own food/drinks to enjoy in our dining area. International Wildlife Museum
· 4800 W. Gates Pass Rd.
· Tucson, Arizona 85745
September 29-October 1
Arizona Yearly Events Calendar 2023
-AZ State Parks Camp Out
-Parada del Sol
-Tres Rios Festival
-Dragon Boat Races
-Women in wildfire camp
-Day at the Docks
-Arizona county fair
-Arizona bike week
-National Wildlife Week
-National Park Week
-Payson Wildlife Fair
-North Rim opens (or June)
-Bass College Tournaments
-Havasu WON stiper Derby
-Adaptive Watersports Day
-National Safe Boating Week
-Armed Forces Day
-Free fishing day
-National Trail day
-National Get Outdoors Day
-Female Vets Day
-World Pet Day
-Flag Day June 14
-D-Day June 6
-First day of summer
–Independence Day (4th) and Canada Day (1st)
-National Forest Week
-Operation Dry Water
Prescott Jazz Summit 2023 – August 25-27
-National Hunting and Fishing Day
-National Public Lands Day
-Patriot Day (11th)
-First Day of Fall
-Urban Wildlife Day
-Indigenous People’s Day (Columbus Day)
-Christmas Tree Permits
-National Take a Hike Day
-daylight savings time ends
-Veterans’ Day (11th)
-Pearl Harbor Day (7th)
-First day of winter
-New Years Eve